Basketball fans will be thrilled to hear that the Bayi Fubang Basketball Team, an established team in the CBA (Chinese Basketball Association) is coming to Haikou! The Haikou Stadium will be the team's new home court.
In order to foster the sport of basketball in the island province of Hainan, the Hainan Basketball Association was formed on May 21, 2016. The HBA will work together with basketball associations in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China to set up an International Basketball Academy and International Basketball Training Camp in Hainan.
Meanwhile, the basketball fun has already kicked off, with a game between Bayi Fubang Basketball Club and Ricky Basketball Club on May 23rd in the southern Hainan city of Sanya. Ricky Basketball Club is in the Southern Kentucky Youth Basketball League. The competition ended with a Bayi victory, and a final score of 100£º77. Go Bayi!
By Nicki Johnson